Magazine March 20, 2017, Issue


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TO: News/Reporting Staff

FROM: Editorial Staff

IN RE: Guidelines for the next four years

To all journalistic and support staff:

The next four years are going to be a challenging and exciting time for our profession. We in the Editorial and Management departments are enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead.

For that reason, we’re circulating these brief guidelines and policies to help shape your reporting as we enter a new political era. This is by no means comprehensive, but it provides some key directions for the language we’ll be using and the focus we’re bringing to the next four years.

Please note that this Memorandum

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Books, Arts & Manners

City Desk

A City of Shopkeepers

The city is full of walk-in businesses — shops, stores, eateries, bars, banks, fix-it places. That means the streets are full of business names. Many belong to chains — Victoria’s ...


Politics & Policy


GLOUCESTER Lizard-voiced, the seagull, esurient And flush with light, cuts through sapphire and salt Waves, to gratify pure appetite. Granite endures like graves. Briars bloom. On planks and shelves, books dock like sailing ships And wait ...
Politics & Policy


Pain and Punishment Psychiatrist Sally Satel’s piece “Treating Opioid Addiction” (March 6) favors “benign paternalism” in public policy regarding what some have hysterically called an “epidemic” but Dr. Satel more soberly ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ We’re told the envelope given to Warren Beatty actually contained Nate Silver’s projection. ‐ To replace Michael Flynn as national-security adviser, Donald Trump selected someone uniquely suited for the position. ...


The Latest

The Wuhan Lab Cover-Up

The Wuhan Lab Cover-Up

It's now certain that the U.S. government misled the public about the kind of research that the U.S. taxpayers were indirectly funding in China.